BY DAN Cameron Smith is to break ground next season as the National Rugby League’s first official ‘Player/Referee’. The NRL is excited to be the first sporting competition in the world to break this barrier, the first player to be drawing a double paycheck in the game since Wally Lewis was captain and coach of … More Cameron Smith to break ground as NRL’s first Player/Ref
BY DAN Look it’s been a surprising summer for a lot of us amateur selectors. First Tim Paine and Shaun Marsh come from nowhere and the selectors’ knee respectively to roundly not suck over the first two tests of the summer. And just when we were done licking our cranky twitter wounds, here comes Mitchell … More Things I Thought More Likely Than A Mitchell Marsh Double-Ton
Can you make your living from sharing your views on football to irrational fans and cry foul when they respond irrationally? … More Don’t bite the hands that feed you…
Many may have questioned whether he deserved his 36th Test Innings but did Mitch Marsh just have his career defining moment? … More Is this the stuff that careers are made from?
Australia stand one win away from reclaiming The Ashes after their 120 run victory in Adelaide. What did we Learn, Like and Dislike from the Second Ashes Test? … More The Ashes – Second Test 2017/18: Learned, Liked and Disliked.
Paul Kent believes the Eels signing of Jarryd Hayne “stinks”. Does he have a point or is this another blow in a long running rift between him and Hayne? … More Hayne to Parramatta: What is Paul Kent’s problem?
By Bozza A tremendous innings from Shaun Marsh has put Australia in a strong position in the second Ashes Test Match and rewarded the National Selection Panel’s illogical decision to recall him to the team. In his two tests back in the baggy green, Marsh could have done little more to repay the … More Credit where credit is due
BY BOZZA In the wake of Australia’s dominant 10 wicket victory at the Gabba, we have been treated to the sounds of despairing English cricketers crying foul over the barrage of sledging they were forced to endure. While accusing the Aussies of a cynical and systematic attack upon their team, all-time leading wicket taker Jimmy … More The Ashes: England cry foul over sledging
After a gripping arm wrestle, Steve Smith’s men were able to record a 10 wicket win. What did we Learn, Like and Dislike from the First Ashes Test? … More The Ashes – First Test 2017/18: Learned, Liked and Disliked.
BY DAN Josh Hodgson is going to be out at least the first 16 rounds of season 2018. This is a problem for the Raiders. Their only elite level ball-player, Hodgson was a key contributor to the Raiders recent run of success. Without him the Raiders will have to find a new way to be … More Plan B: An Old School Approach